Design Thinking Workshop
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Wednesday, 29 November

6:30 9:30 pm EST

GA D.C., 1776

1133 15th Street NW, 8th Floor
Washington, D.C. 20005
$75 USD
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Design Thinking Workshop

Philip Ahn Photo


Instructor Manager, General Assembly

29

Wednesday, 29 November

6:30 9:30 pm EST

GA D.C., 1776

1133 15th Street NW, 8th Floor
Washington, D.C. 20005
$75 USD
Regular Ticket

Sold Out!

Get on the waitlist

Be the first to know if a spot becomes available.

Add me to the waitlist

Questions? Read our FAQs

About This Workshop

Design Thinking is an approach organizations use to better understand the needs of people in order to create the most innovative and intuitive products. This creative problem-solving approach stresses the importance of empathy, focuses on the experiences of end users, and integrates an iterative process as part of the final product. Great design doesn’t happen within the four walls of a studio or office. It happens in collaboration with people and in deep consideration of their complex needs.

This introductory workshop will cover the basics of Design Thinking by walking through the overall framework, covering integral case studies, and diving into exercises that can be immediately applied to your projects. It will explore how Design Thinking can help develop innovative solutions to complex challenges you face as business people, nonprofit leaders, entrepreneurs, and global citizens.

Takeaways

  • Thorough understanding of the basic framework of Design Thinking
  • Creative ways to generate innovative ideas
  • Defining and reframing problem statements
  • Empathy exercises to better understand end users and improve team dynamics

Prereqs & Preparation

This workshop is designed for anyone that wants to learn a new problem solving method.

What to bring to class: Bring an open mind and be ready to have fun! A laptop is not necessary, but you are welcome to bring one.

About the Instructor

Philip Ahn Photo

Instructor Manager,
General Assembly

Philip is an edtech specialist with a background in instruction and learning design. He currently works as an Instructor Manager at General Assembly and was a former educator in South Korea. Philip’s work focuses on examining both the teaching and learning experiences. He applies a design thinking approach when solving problems and creating strategies. He enjoys making and eating pizza.

Refund Policy

We understand that, sometimes, plans change. If you can no longer make it to a class or workshop, please email us at least 7 days before the scheduled event date. No refunds will be given to cancellations made within a week of the class or workshop.

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